1. S

    (CANADA) Does poor Grad School GPA matter?

    Long story short, I am a Canadian in my late 20s that holds two undergrad degrees. I partied a bit too much during my first bachelor (BSc in biology) but smarten up during my second degree (BA in health sciences) which resulted in a steep upward GPA trend; I started with a 2.3 GPA during my 2nd...
  2. soakedwithwatermel

    Should I go to US or Canadian undergrad if I want to get into medical school in either country (Canadian citizen)?

    Hello, a fellow high school student here. I'm really debating where should I do my undergrad if my ultimate goal is just to get accepted into any medical school. I'm a Canadian citizen but I'm doing high school in the US. My two options for college are 1) go to my decent state school in US and...
  3. O

    Help comparing two psych MA/PhD programs!!

  4. N

    OMFS externships

    I am an international BDS student from the UK, and I am planning to move to Canada after graduation and clear the NDEB. I definitely want to specialise and I am aware my journey towards becoming an OMFS is going to be almost impossible, but I want to to as many externships as I can and be the...
  5. J

    (Canada) Matching into competitive residency in USA

    Hello all, 1) I’m wondering for Canadian residency programs such as derm, ophthalmology, and neurosurg, what are the main things to focus on during medical school in order to match since there is no step 1 usmle etc. Is it mostly CV, elective rotations, and research? For example, derm has under...
  6. E

    American PhD Student Applying to APPIC Site in Canada

    Hello, I'm an American PhD student in school psychology applying for an internship through APPIC. I have applied to a school district in Canada, but I'm not sure which visa would be appropriate for me, given I will not have my degree but will not be a student, technically (although I'll still be...
  7. L

    OD graduate in the PH, thinking of going into Opticianry or OD in Canada

    Hello, everyone! I have recently graduated from one of the Optometry schools in the Philippines, and am looking into working in Canada. I believe it is not possible/easy to work there without taking a bridging program so I'm thinking of studying again. However, I'm not that confident in my...
  8. A

    Chances with MCAT score?

    Hey guys! Hope you're all doing well :) I'm a Canadian applicant and I'd really appreciate some perspectives on my chances at Western and Queens specifically! MCAT: 514 (127/127/128/132) 2YGPA: 3.87 Thanks in advance!!
  9. V

    Community hub - practice MMI questions online for free

    Hi SDN, I'm a physician in Canada working and with some other allied health members, we created videoath - a platform to practice MMI and health profession admission interviews. We had feedback to make a free community-driven "hub" for everyone to share questions and to practice. Have a look...
  10. Novanym

    Pharmacist or Pharmacologist- Higher Study & Career prospects for a Chemist having pharmaceutical experience.

    Dear good people, I am writing to ask for assistance in choosing a suitable field for my future career and higher study. I have over 3 years of experience working in an R&D Analytical Department at a pharmaceutical company and I am pretty much familiar with HPLC, GC, Dissolution, Stability...
  11. A

    American AEGD & Canadian GPR Programs (2021)

    Hello Everyone, I am currently an Australian dental student looking to pursue an American AEGD or Canadian GPR program in 2021, any information on program exposure (beyond what is available online) would be greatly appreciated. To clarify, I am not looking for licensure within the United...
  12. SARdoghandler

    WW in the Canadian WWilds - Game Thread

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Welcome to Canada! Bienvenue au Canada! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our first day brings us to a beautiful early spring day in Washington state with all of our great players hopping onto the bus. Screw Corona, they paid good money for this! Oh, and it was non-refundable. So...
  13. SARdoghandler

    WW in the Canadian WWilds (Sign-ups) - a KARdubZ production

    WELCOME TO THE CANADIAN WWILDS (for those of you not on night mode, your'e missing my canadian flag pun and I'm sorry for you) A SAR, KDUBS, and DUBZ (i.e. KARDUBZ) PRODUCTION Hey ya hosers! I know the border's closed or something but we heard you'd really like to take a trip to Canada, eh...
  14. O

    The DSCKE in Orthodontics-Canada

    Dear colleagues, I would like some help in regards to the DSCKE exam in Canada. I would like to take this exam in 2021. If I understand correctly, the specialty does not matter and the exam is the same for all specialties. I would like to know: -Is there a complete list of study materials? or...
  15. D

    Prospects of becoming a dentist in Europe and Canada as an international student

    Hello. I've been seeking some guidance about the process of becoming a dentist as a foreigner in the EU (Prague, The Republic of Ireland) and North America( precisely Canada). I've heard some terrible data about the labor state in Canada, especially in the dental realm. A lot of people are...
  16. MedTen2804

    Canadian Applicant Feedback (SMP and Post-SMP)

    Hi! I’ve been an SDN reader for a while but wanted to post for some advice. I am a Canadian and my girlfriend and I both hope to get into medical school in the states or in Canada. We are willing to do MD or DO school as they both align with our goals as well! We are aware that we aren’t the...
  17. M

    Can a graduate from a two year advanced standing program (DDS) from Canada practice in the USA???

    I am an Indian dentist with an MDS degree in periodontics from a reputed government college. Can I practice in the united states if I complete a 2-2.5 year degree completion/ advanced standing program from Canada?? Or should I try and apply for GPR/ AEGD in states? also, what are my chances of...
  18. noob1112

    Criminal History and Canadian Med School Admissions

    I'm a medical school applicant with exceptional undergraduate GPA, MCAT and extracurriculars/references. The hitch is I have had some criminal history stemming from an alcohol and drug problem as well as untreated mental illness. I have received treatment for my problems and have strove to...
  19. P

    Canadian Medical Schools

    Any other Canadians on here applying to medical schools in Canada this cycle?
  20. O

    internships/residencies in Quebec

    Hello! I'm currently a DVM student at OVC but planning to move to Quebec after graduation. I was wondering if anyone out there has any information about internships/residencies in Quebec, specifically Montreal. There are very few listed on VIRMP, but I've seen some on hospital pages like...
  21. N

    Statement of Need from Canada

    Curious about the experience this year since the cap has been removed. The website says it takes 30 working days since application to receive the Statement of Need. Has anyone received it earlier?
  22. A

    Worried about bad semester and GPA conversion from Canada to US

    I'm an american studying in canada and I'm worried about the conversion of my GPA reeally dropping it... In fact my GPA situation is really confusing because I'll be coming from the US where I took 3 years of art school, dropped out for 4 years, and then now I'm in Canada taking my math/science...
  23. Lifeisheart7373

    Which Pre Med Major would be the best for someone who's going to start University as a 26 year old ?

    Yes I know, I am 26 year old who will be starting post secondary education soon. I am almost always depressed about it. I will be older than most people in my class who will be in their 18s or 19s. Reason for being a Mature student, is that after dropping out of high school I was depressed, now...
  24. M

    Dental schools that Canada accept

    Hi everyone, I have one question, do you by any chance know what countries (universities) do Canada accept when u finish dentistry without having to do those 4 exams for entrance? Or do you know where I can find this information? I would greatly appreciate it if someone could help me.
  25. ComDest

    Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry Interview/Acceptance: Class of 2023

    Hello everyone, As of January 24th, 2019 I got the mind-blowing offer to interview at the Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I'm scheduled to interview on the 11th of February. I'm super excited to go and see what Halifax has to offer. I am from the U.S., so...
  26. C

    Canadian OMFS Specialty Exam (NDSE)

    Hi Everyone, I'm wondering if there are any Canadians on these boards that are taking this June's OMFS specialty exam (National Dental Specialty Exam). Wondering what people are using to study. Open to PMs too! Thanks, Contach
  27. K

    Canadian Friendly US Dental Schools

    I know I will not make it into Canadian dental schools due to the rough first year I had (due to major illness). I am a music major currently in my second year. My first year GPA was 2.4 (like I said, I was very sick), but first semester of this year, it was 3.3, which bumped my CGPA up to 2.74...
  28. S

    oral pathology master

    hi , i recently graduated from a dental school in Armenia . i obtained a dds degree , my plan is to move to Canada and continue my education in Canada . would it be possible to study for masters or do research with a dds degree in canada if you graduated from a non-accredited university ? im...
  29. T

    UK Foundation Programme 2019 - PLABs and Visa Discussion

    Hello, I am a Canadian citizen who completed medical school in EU (not UK). I graduated from medical school this summer and have not started my internship yet. I am applying for the UK Foundation Programme this year (starting July/August 2019). So far, my application has been going smoothly...
  30. pharmakev

    OSCE/PEBC in Ottawa

    I know this is a longshot but is anyone here taking the PEBC/OSCE in Ottawa, ON this upcoming November? It would be great to review and practice some cases.
  31. N

    Should I take extra classes so I can apply to more schools?

  32. M

    OVC c/o 2023 Applicants

    Hey guys! First time applicant, and applying to the OVC DVM program as an international student. I did notice that the OVC international admission process is a little different this year. Instead of various interview dates with 45 minute interviews, they are doing MMIs on February 2nd and 3rd...
  33. M

    Atlantic Bridge or nursing school??

    Hello! I am a graduate from Queen's University in Biology. I finished with a low GPA (~3.5 on a 4.3 scale) and little volunteer experience. I've always thought about medicine but was never committed to it. After taking a year off, I've concluded that I would indeed like to pursue a career in...
  34. T

    Official Canadian Applicant Thread

    Since we all applied to pretty much the same schools, I figured I'd start a thread compiling our invites and whatnot! Einstein--------- Columbia------- Dartmouth------ Harvard--------- Sinai-------------- Stanford--------- GWU------------- hold Mayo(MN)------ Wayne----------- Boston-----------...
  35. W

    Canadian Degree but US Citizen

  36. W

    Age Old Question

  37. D

    US grads using NBEO in Canada (BC)

    Hello everyone, So I’m in my 4th year in a US optometry school wanting to return home to Ontario to work. I really don’t want to pay 6,000 dollars to take the OEBC when the NBEO can be used as it’s equivalent in BC and Montreal and is required to graduate anyways. Can somebody please help...
  38. P

    Canadian WAMC (no ECs)

    Hi all, I'm looking to get some advice/WAMC. I live in BC, and recently graduated with a BSc. cGPA is 3.90 on the OMSAS scale MCAT is 515 (129, 127, 131, 128) My big problem is that I have almost no ECs. The only thing I have is 4 years of babysitting, and some miscellaneous short term...
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  40. Bubuddy

    Canadian Seeking Advice

    Hey guys! I am a Canadian going into my 3rd year this fall and have just recently discovered podiatry from a close friend of mine and love all the aspects of podiatric medicine! Since I was kinda late to the party, I did not do any DPM shadowing as of yet, and after researching Ontario practice...